MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS OF REFERENCE OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL DIALOGUE
His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved the membership and terms of Reference of the Advisory Committee on National Dialogue as follows:
1. Dr. Femi Okurunmu – Chairman
2. Prof George Obiozo
3. Prof. Ben Nwabueze
4. Sen. Khairat Gwadabe
5. Sen. Timothy Adudu – Member
6. Col. Tony Nyiam (Rtd) – Member
7. Prof. Funke Adebayo
8. Dr. (Mrs) Mairo Ahmed Amshi – Member
9. Dr. Abubakar Sadiq
10.Alh. Dauda Birma – Member
11.Mallam Buhari Bello – Member
12.Mr. Tony Uranta
13.Dr. Akilu Indabawa – Secretary
Terms of Reference:
i. to consult expeditiously with all relevant stakeholders with a view to drawing up a feasible agenda for the proposed national dialogue/conference
ii. to make recommendations to government on structure and modalities for the proposed national dialogue/conference
iii. to make recommendations to government on how representation of various interest groups at the national dialogue/conference will be determined.
iv. to advise on a timeframe for the national dialogue/conference
v. to advise government on a legal framework for the national dialogue/conference.
vi. to advise government on legal procedures and options for integrating decisions and outcomes of the national dialogue/ conference into the constitution and laws of the nation
vii. to advise Government on any other matters that may be related or incidental to the proposed national dialogue/conference
The Committee shall have one month within which to conclude its assignment.
The Committee will be inaugurated by Mr. President at the State House on Monday, 7th October, 2013 by 10 am.
Anyim Pius Anyim, GCON
Secretary to the Government of the Federation